Netflix just dropped the ‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 trailer, and it’s already been watched 3.1 million times

Netflix is turning this summer Upside Down. The streaming service dropped its trailer for the third season of “Stranger Things” on Wednesday morning, and it racked up more than 3.1 million views on Twitter in just its first few hours. Season 3 of Netflix’s surprise supernatural hit, which follows a group of kids coming of age in the fictional town […]

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Facebook product chief Chris Cox leaving amid strategic pivot

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is losing its product chief Chris Cox, a top-ranking executive who spent more than a decade at the company, just a week after CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a major new direction for the social network. The departure, announced Thursday, follows Zuckerberg’s announcement that Facebook FB, -1.85%  will shift its emphasis to private messaging over public sharing. […]

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How the early-retirement movement gave this couple a solution to the racial wealth gap

Julien and Kiersten Saunders are on the path to early retirement, and they’d like other African-Americans to consider the journey as well. The couple behind the blog “rich & Regular” paid off $200,000 in debt after five years in 2017. Their goals now are to retire by mid-2021, as well as grow and generate income from their blog, invest in […]

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Spotify files EU antitrust complaint over Apple’s App store

Music-streaming service Spotify Technology SA has filed an antitrust complaint in Europe against Apple Inc., a new salvo in the broader battle over how and whether to rein in alleged wrongdoing by tech giants. Spotify’sSPOT, -0.70%complaint, filed late Monday to the antitrust arm of the European Union, alleges that AppleAAPL, +1.12%in recent years has abused its control over which apps […]

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15 stocks for investors who want to profit from strong growth in cloud computing

It seems that almost every company in the information-technology-services world now calls itself a “cloud” company — and they should. Collaborating remotely is now the way of the world. And there has been an explosion in profits of companies providing such services. Still, in any industry there are winners and losers. A good way to find the winners is searching […]

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HP is still being disrupted by the internet in 2019

HP Inc.’s comeback hit a big speed bump Wednesday as something called “online” caught up with its printing-supplies business. HP HPQ, -0.21% revealed Wednesday that one of its biggest money-makers, selling printing supplies, faces new pressure due to internet sales, which is squeezing previously juicy margins, especially in some overseas markets. HP seemed to be taken by surprise that customers […]

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Stock market wipes away $1 trillion from billionaires in 2018

BANGKOK (AP) — The stock market meltdowns in 2018 obliterated $1 trillion of the fortunes of the world’s richest individuals, according to a list by wealth compiler Hurun Report. The report, China’s version of the Forbes rich list, showed Chinese billionaires still outnumbered those from any other country as of Jan. 31, at 658. Several newly minted ones amassed wealth […]

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The $1 reason to keep buying Netflix, one of the S&P’s hottest stocks

There’s been some fist-bumping among the Netflix faithful this week, as the video streamer’s “Roma” walked away with multiple honors at Hollywood’s Oscars. While that critical favorite didn’t win best picture, some say it’s only a matter of time before the here-and-now company busts down the doors of an age-old industry and grabs that top prize. Investors, though, have had […]

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The ‘ugly’ side of Facebook: Content moderators describe lasting mental trauma

Moderating Facebook posts is traumatizing low-paid contract employees, with some developing PTSD-type symptoms, according to a new report. In an article by The Verge published Monday, workers at Cognizant, a Facebook Inc. FB, +1.69%  contractor in Phoenix, describe being subjected to graphic violence, sex and hate speech as part of their daily jobs, in addition to strict workplace rules and […]

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